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  • Van Dyk, FE; Marais, Mario A; Naude, AH; Meyer, IA; Koen, Renée; Ralehoko, EN; Ramokgopa, L; Ittmann, HW; Pienaar, WJ; Havenga, JH; Hobbs, IE; Botes, FJ; Jacobs, CG (CSIR Centre for Logistics and Decision Support, 2005-02)
    This survey highlights that South Africa's core structural problems are far worse than expected: Logistics cost represents a considerable percentage of the GDP (14.7% or R180bn). We spend more on transport than generally ...
  • Marais, Mario A (Wiley, 2015-02)
    Sustainability is a systems concept, and ICT4D plays a vital role in a sustainable earth, as well as in sustainable communities. The concept of resilience is introduced since rapid change can push a system into another, ...
  • Ittmann, HW; Havenga, JH; Naude, AH; Botes, FJ; Jacobs, CG; Pienaar, WJ; Schoeman, C; King, D; Ralehoko, E; Meyer, IA; Marais, Mario A; Hobbs, IE (2007)
    Logistics was identified by the South African government in the Accelerated and Shared-Growth Initiative of South Africa (ASGISA) as one of the six potential hurdles that may limit future growth in the country. Strategies ...
  • Marais, Mario A (The Acacdemia, 2012-11)
    The sustainability of ICT for Development (ICT4D) initiatives, and indeed any development initiative, depends on many different factors that has been summarised in terms of financial, social, institutional, technological, ...
  • Ittmann, HW; Meyer, IA; Marais, Mario A; De Jager, C; Van Dyk, FE; Maspero, EL; Ralehoko, EN; Ndlazi, AT (CSIR Centre for Logistics, 2005-11)
    In the first State of Logistics in 2004 the need for measurement and revitalisation of basic infrastructure in South Africa' dual economy was accentuated. The process of addressing these needs has started with the release ...
  • Marais, Mario A; Smith, Adrew C; Duveskog, M (CSIR. Meraka Institute, 2007-04)
    TekkiKids is a part of the The Young Engineers of South Africa (YESA) programme which is an initiative aimed at increasing the pipeline for the generation of more scientists, engineers and technologists by creating the ...
  • Marais, Mario A (2010-11)
    The concept of sustainable development has increased in importance ever since the coming to prominence of environmental critiques of development in the 1980s. The very concept of sustainability has evolved as research on ...
  • Ittmann, HW; Schoeman, C; King, DJ; Naude, AH; Ralehoko, EN; Meyer, IA; Marais, Mario A; Botes, FJ; Jacobs, CG; Pienaar, WJ; Havenga, JH; de Waal, S; Hobbs, IE; Van Eeden, J (CSIR, 2007-07)
    In this study, the focus is on the challenges of implementing logistics strategies in the macro-economic, industry and small business development contexts. The data contained in this survey represents the 2005 reporting ...
  • Van der Vyver, AG; Williams, B; Marais, Mario A (IACSIT Press, 2015-12)
    This paper contains a qualitative analysis of selected excerpts from the managerial communication records of the Cofimvaba e-textbook project. This project is conducted in the Eastern Cape, a province of South Africa. The ...